EXCLUSIVE: Guinea rail builders blast in chimp habitat, no plan to protect apes

A Chinese-backed consortium building infrastructure for a massive iron ore mine in Guinea started blasting a railway tunnel in a habitat for a critically endangered chimpanzee species with no plan in place to manage the impact on the animals, company and government statements and satellite imagery show. The consortium is developing the mine in theContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: Guinea rail builders blast in chimp habitat, no plan to protect apes”

Bolivia probes deaths of 35 endangered condors

Bolivian environmental authorities on Sunday announced an investigation into the apparent poisoning of 35 Andean condors in a rural community, one of the most devastating such cases for the endangered species. “It is an irreparable injury to our nature and the species,” the environment and water ministry said. Deputy environment minister Magin Herrera confirmed 35Continue reading “Bolivia probes deaths of 35 endangered condors”

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